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  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 

  • Samuel Beckett, Repetition and Modern Music

    By John McGrath

    Music abounds in twentieth-century Irish literature. Whether it be the ’thought-tormented’ music of Joyce’s ’The Dead’, the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four-part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 

  • The Nature of Modernism

    Ecocritical Approaches to the Poetry of Edward Thomas, T. S. Eliot, Edith Sitwell and Charlotte Mew

    By Elizabeth Black

    This books presents the first extended study of the relationship between British modernist poetry and the environment. Challenging reductive associations of modernism as predominantly anthropocentric in character and urban in focus, the book’s central argument is that within British modernist…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • From Mind to Text

    Continuities and Breaks Between Cognitive, Aesthetic and Textualist Approaches to Literature

    By Bartosz Stopel

    From Mind to Text: Continuities in Cognitive Science, Aesthetics, and Literary Theory explores the historical context of theory formation and of its contemporary status, including an overview of debates about theory’s role in literary studies provided both by representatives of theory itself, as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Olive Schreiner and African Modernism

    Allegory, Empire and Postcolonial Writing

    By Jade Munslow Ong

    This book works across established categories of modernism and postcolonialism in order to radically revise the periods, places, and topics traditionally associated with anti-colonialism and aesthetic experimentation in African literature. The book is the first account of Olive Schreiner as a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 

  • Modernism and Latin America

    Transnational Networks of Literary Exchange

    By Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    This book is the first in-depth exploration of the relationship between Latin American and European modernisms during the long twentieth century. Drawing on comparative, historical, and postcolonial reading strategies (including archival research), it seeks to reenergize the study of modernism by…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Modernism After the Death of God

    Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification

    By Stephen Kern

    Modernism After the Death of God explores the work of seven influential modernists. Friedrich Nietzsche, James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, André Gide, and Martin Heidegger criticized the destructive impact that they believed Christian sexual morality had had or threatened to have on their love life.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford

    By Sara Haslam, Laura Colombino

    Taking account of Ford Madox Ford’s entire literary output, this companion brings together prominent Ford specialists to offer an overview of existing Ford scholarship and to suggest new directions in Ford studies. The contributors cover areas relevant to Ford’s fiction, nonfiction and poetry,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Surreal Beckett

    Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Surrealism

    By Alan Warren Friedman

    Surreal Beckett situates Beckett‘s writings within the context of James Joyce and Surrealism, distinguishing ways in which Beckett forged his own unique path, sometimes in accord with, sometimes at odds with, these two powerful predecessors. Beckett was so deeply enmeshed in Joyce’s circle during…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

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